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The tiles from St Francis Church maiolica floor, probably made in 1513, feature a variety of designs and portraits of prophets, saints, mythological characters, and smartly dressed men and women.
Francesca Niccacci has often drawn inspiration from Deruta Renaissance pottery to paint beautiful tiles and home decor accents.
We work with Francesca Niccacci on special projects made to measure and handcrafted to your taste and requirements. Her tiles are available in different sizes. Contact us for inquiries and to discuss your custom projects.
Handcrafted and hand-painted in Deruta, Italy
Francesca Niccacci lives in Deruta, where she started her own business in 1975. Her ceramics have won her awards and praises on both sides of the pond. Francesca's work is eclectic, ranging from Renaissance-style portraits to geometrics, from traditional Deruta patterns to bold new collections. Yet, whatever the challenge, she consistently achieves the most striking results driven by indisputable talent, experience, knowledge, and enthusiasm.
Deruta is a small town in Umbria, in the heart of Italy. It has been one of the most vital centers for the production of Italian ceramics since the Renaissance (15th century). Today, Deruta is highly regarded worldwide for the fine quality and beauty of its pottery.